Bachelor of Arts, Biblical Counseling

Program Description

The Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Counseling (BABC) is designed to equip individuals with the principles and procedures of biblical counseling. This program further prepares you for service in your local church. Grounded in the Word of God and aimed at the building up fellow believers, this course of study emphasizes the sufficiency of God’s Word to meet the needs of everyday life.

The courses are designed to foster the purposeful character development necessary to enable you to become a wise, loving counselor.

At the completion of this degree students are prepared for the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC) exam for Certification.

PROGRAM INFO


Weeks Per Class:

8

Number of Classes:

16

Total Units*

52

Total Cost**

~21,600

*Does not include required general education and elective coursework.
**Major courses are $450 per unit. This cost does not include the required general education and elective coursework

Major Courses

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    Course Number Course Name Units
    BC300 Introduction to Biblical Counseling 3
    BC311 Theological Basis of Biblical Counseling 3
    BC330 Methods of Biblical Change 3
    BC342 Marriage and Family 3
    BC362 Biblical Conflict Resolution 3
    BC431 Counseling Practicum 3
    BC422 Problems and Procedures 2 3
    BC310 Foundations of Biblical Study 3
    B340 Biblical Interpretation 3
    BL305 Elementary Greek 1 3
    BL306 Elementary Greek 2 3
    BL307 Elementary Greek 3 3
    BC330 Methods of Biblical Change 3
    BC311 Theological Basis of Biblical Counseling 3
    BE101 Introduction to Psychology 3
    BC342 Marriage and Family 3
    BC362 Biblical Conflict Resolution 3
    BC431 Counseling Practicum 3
    BC421 Problems and Procedures 1 3
    BC422 Problems and Procedures 2 3
    BC452 Counseling Observation and Analysis 3
    B400 Senior Integration Seminar 3

What you will learn

Admissions Requirements

An individual must meet the following requirements to be admitted as an undergraduate, degree-seeking student in the Online Education Department’s degree program:

  1. Have a clear profession of faith in Jesus Christ as his/her personal Savior.

  2. Be a high school graduate or have a GED certificate.

  3. Demonstrate college-level writing ability as part of the application process.

  4. Submit official transcripts from all other colleges and universities attended.

  5. Biblical Counseling majors only must submit a recommendation from a Christian leader (pastor, elder, etc.).

  6. Demonstrate the ability to successfully complete college-level academic work through one of the following:

    1. Have graduated with a high school cumulative GPA of at least 2.75

    2. Have earned at least 24 semester units of transferable college credit with a minimum GPA of 2.5 on all transfer classes

    3. Have a composite SAT 1 (reading & math) score of at least 1000 or ACT score of at least 19